Small Business Development




Equipping Latinos And Other DC And Baltimore Metro Area Residents With Skills And Financial Tools To Create A Better Future For Their Families And Communities


Small Business Development

Small business success requires a clear understanding of what you want to accomplish and how you want to get there. Entrepreneurs need a variety of skills to position their small businesses for success.



LEDC's Small Business Development Department equips aspiring and established entrepreneurs with the skills and tools necessary to run and strengthen a small business.

Our staff offers Spanish-language trainings on diverse topics ranging from how to start your own business to workshops related to business planning, financial management, incorporation, licensing and permitting, accounting, marketing, and social media.

The program connects entrepreneurs with a one-on-one small business coaching service on topics ranging from recordkeeping to marketing.

In 2014, 851 entrepreneurs turned to LEDC to get the support they needed to make smart business decisions affecting their financial future. Stay tuned for future industry-specific trainings on child care, cleaning, food, and construction.

Ready to start or strengthen your small business? Click on the sidebar items.

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